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Why I need to learn Grunt

Chris Coyier of and fame has an excellent article about using Grunt. Grunt for People Who Think Things Like Grunt are Weird and Hard  via 24 Ways. I had heard about Grunt for a while, but I didn’t feel like yet another tool would make my workflows that much better.   After testing it […]

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Quickly see pixel dimensions on a Mac with Quicklook

Via Cult of Mac Update: Currently not working on Mavericks. I can’t even count how many times a day I have to check image dimensions, image sizes, and my current solution currently requires using the Finder to see the document details about each file. That gets too time consuming, especially when I’m doing it all […]


A curated list of the best WordPress plugins claims to be a curated list of “the best and most reliable WordPress plugins”.  I’ve used almost all of these plugins and can attest to the fact that yes, they got it right.  The only thing I would say is that some of their plugins (Gravity Forms, WP DB Migrate Pro) are paid plugins […]


the hardest thing about blogging…

I first started blogging on February 6, 2004.  Back then I was a recent immigrant to Canada and still studying Music at University.  I was spending most of my time practicing classical guitar, my diet consisted of instant noodles and chicken fingers, and my blog very much reflected those times.  I like keeping it around […]